Corruption

In early 2015 an anonymous source, using the pseudonym “John Doe”, began leaking confidential documents about over 200,000 offshore companies listed by the Panamanian law firm and corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca. 11.5 million confidential documents have now been leaked to the press by “John Doe”. These documents contain detailed financial information about offshore investments, […]

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Since the Panama Papers leaks, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has twice addressed the nation. In his first address, the prime minister’s tone was defensive, as he insisted he was guilty of no legal wrongdoing. In his second speech, by contrast, his body language was aggressive as he called on the incumbent chief justice to […]

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YELSK DISTRICT, 26 April (BelTA) – The publication of the Panama Papers, which revelation has led to corruption scandals in a number of countries, is like cracking a nut with a sledgehammer. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant statement while talking to mass media on 26 April, BelTA has learned. “It is only an […]

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China has launched the second round of its international manhunt Operation Skynet, with the multiagency effort continuing to target offshore companies, underground banks and fugitive corrupt officials. “Skynet 2016” is an extension of the Skynet operation launched in March last year, and which brought together various government departments in an international quest to recover fleeing […]

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The Panama Papers have been all over the news lately, whether it be another story about a corrupt official or a story about whether or not the public should have gotten the information in the first place.  For those who do not know, the Panama Papers are documents leaked from a Panamanian Law Firm, Mossack […]

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The massive document leak revealed a number of prominent people’s involvement in offshore shell companies.  |  flickr.com   On April 3, 2016, a leak of approximately 11.5 million documents regarding 214,000 shell companies may have revealed a number of the world’s rich and famous’ use of offshore tax havens. The numerous emails, images, databases, PDFs […]

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Saba Like the Halliburton and Siemens scandals, some Nigerians were named in the Panama Papers leak. But some Nigerians already doubt that such persons will be investigated based on past events. GBENRO ADEOYE writes It now seems certain for Nigerians to make any list of persons connected to an international scandal and the leaked Panama […]

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A poster near the Icelandic Parliament building mocks former Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson following the Panama Papers leak. The Panama Papers have already toppled former Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson—and the political high explosives these files contain have the power to blast several more heads of state and their crony power mongers from […]

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Fallout from the Panama Papers has landed in China, throwing doubts on President’s anti-corruption campaign and revealing a continued disregard for environmental regulations.  The Panama Papers have shaken political figures around the world, among them being none other than the governmental elite of China. As governments sought to manage the fallout, Beijing was doing what it does best whenever viral […]

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